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Wayne ARC Physical Therapist FT (Newark, NY) in Newark, New York

The Arc Wayne of Newark, NY, a Human Services Agency, is seeking to hire a full-time Physical Therapist (PT)to provide services of principally a habilitative nature to ameliorate or limit a disabling condition, or other disease or illness through the provision of professional therapies to persons who, because of their disability, require such services to remain in or move to the least restrictive residential and/or day setting. We offer health, dental and vision insurance, agency paid life and long-term disability insurance, voluntary insurances, paid time off, holidays, retirement savings plan with generous agency match, and more. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today to join a wonderful team of professionals! ABOUT THE ARC WAYNE The Arc Wayne, a parent-based organization, advocates for and supports persons of all ages with or without disabilities. We assist individuals in taking their full, independent, productive place in society through an array of quality, individualized services. With compassion, understanding, and support, we connect individuals and families to a world of possibilities that promote independence. We are person-centered, respectful, reliable, inclusive, and dedicated to our community! At The Arc Wayne, you'll have the opportunity to make a positive difference in someone's life while working with other great employees. We invest in our employees and help them achieve individual as well as team goals to reach their maximum potential. If you would like to begin a rewarding career in your community, we would love for you to join our team! A DAY IN THE LIFE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST In this role, you will provide treatment and training programs in accordance with applicable state regulations to preserve and improve abilities for independent functioning such as gross and fine motor skills, range of motion, strengths, muscle tone, endurance, coordination, perceptual and sensorimotor skills, and activities of daily living and mobility. You will prevent, insofar as possible, progressive disabilities through such means as the use of purposeful activities, orthotic and prosthetic devices, assistive and adaptive equipment, positioning, behavior adaptation and sensory stimulation; you will also preserve or improve cardiopulmonary status through chest physical therapy. In addition, you will act upon a physician's referral, performing assessments for the purpose of developing a physical therapy plan suitable to the condition and limitations of the individual. You will also provide direct physical therapy services by specific written medical prescriptions, as well as services to a person through his/her collateral for the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of the treatment, enabling the person to remain in the family or placement setting as long as desired and/or enhancing the person's quality of life. Please see the attached job description for more details. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: * This position requires enrollment as a Medicare provider by obtaining and providing The Arc Wayne with a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number and Provider Transaction Access Number (PTAN) issued by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES). * Active participation to allow for services to be billed through Medicare and/or Medicaid. QUALIFICATIONS: * Current NYS licensure as a Physical Therapist. * Prior experience working with developmentally disabled preferred. * Must possess a current NYS driver's license that meets Agency standards and requirements. * Must have acceptable results of background/reference checks. WORK SCHEDULE This is a full-time position that works Monday through Friday(8am - 4pm), 40 hours per week. ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM? If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you! Excellent benefits to include health, dental and vision insurance. Agency paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Generous time off policy, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with generous agency match, and more. Job Start/End Date: 07-Jun-2021 to Until Filled (EST) Department: Clinic- Van Buren Location: Newark, NY, USA Employment Type: Full Time